Public Policy and Politics
June 24, 2016 | General News
Brexit vote leads to uncertainty, probably more EU exits
University of Georgia experts say the Brexit vote speaks to a "broken" European Union and will likely lead to uncertainty and more exits. Experts, their expertise and thoughts are:
June 20, 2016 | General News
Scherr named law school’s associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning
June 8, 2016 | Honors & Awards
New fellowships expand public interest opportunities at Georgia Law
The University of Georgia School of Law has three new fellowship opportunities, which combined with existing support will allow more than 20 rising second- and third-year students to take summer positions in the public interest arena.
May 27, 2016 | General News
UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program renewed for additional 4 years
The University of Georgia's Portuguese Flagship Program, the first Portuguese program of its kind in the nation, has been renewed for an additional four years. The program, which began in 2011, will receive approximately $3 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Defense's National Security Education Program to continue its mission.
May 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school advocacy teams sweep intrastate competition
Recently, University of Georgia School of Law moot court teams finished the 2015-16 advocacy season with a sweep of all awards in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, as the No. 5 team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and as a national quarterfinalist and the Best Brief Award winner at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
May 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates to deliver UGA law school graduation speech
April 27, 2016 | General News
Nunn, Perry discuss nuclear threats in Charter Lecture
The U.S. and the Soviet Union came horrifyingly close to nuclear disaster on several occasions during the Cold War, said former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry during the April 26 University of Georgia Charter Lecture.
March 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans to give UGA law school’s House Lecture
Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans will present "The Voice of a Woman Lawyer: Why it Matters and How to Use it" at the University of Georgia School of Law's 34th Edith House Lecture on April 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.
March 23, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. Court of Appeals judge to speak as UGA law school’s 114th Sibley Lecturer
Richard C. Tallman, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, will discuss issues relating to national security and the judiciary as the University of Georgia School of Law's 114th Sibley Lecturer April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
March 17, 2016 | Research News
Study: Divided parties rarely win presidential elections
Divided political parties rarely win presidential elections, according to a study by political science researchers at the University of Georgia and their co-authors. If the same holds true this year, the Republican Party could be in trouble this presidential general election.
March 2, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Law school moot court teams win national competition, regional tournament
University of Georgia School of Law students recently the won the 39th J. Braxton Craven Jr. Memorial Competition and captured the top position in a regional round of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
February 29, 2016 | General News
UGA to name leadership suite for S. Truett Cathy
The University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement will soon be housed in the S. Truett Cathy Leadership Suite, in recognition of a $1.2 million pledge that Chick-fil-A employees, operators and vendors made to the Terry College of Business. The donation will go toward the endowment of the Institute for Leadership Advancement.
February 15, 2016 | General News
Experts available to discuss elections and Supreme Court vacancy
Need an expert for that elections or Supreme Court story you're working on? Here's a list of University of Georgia professors and their expertise.
February 12, 2016 | General News
Professor launches new journal exploring topics in education law
A new journal published by a University of Georgia professor is helping to establish UGA as a leader in the field of educational law and public policy.
January 21, 2016 | General News
Law school creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift
The University of Georgia School of Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.